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Driver CS860 Used for NEMA 34 Stepper Motor

Best stepper motor driver(2 phase stepper motor driver) CS860 used for NEMA 34 offers an excellent balance of power, precision, and cost-effectiveness, making them a popular choice across numerous industries. Whether you're building a CNC machine, robotic arm, or 3D printer, choosing the right NEMA 34 stepper motor driver is essential for achieving outstanding performance and accuracy.
  • CS860

  • CS

  • 8503009090

  • 2 phase

  • 20VAC to 60VAC; 24VDC to 90VDC

  • 51200steps/rev

  • 2.4A to 7.2A

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Best Stepper Motor Driver CS860 made by the manufacturer&supplier -Cosda Automation



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Description: 



The CS860 is a new generation digital 2-phase stepper motor driver, based on a 32-bit DSP processor, combination of the anti-resonance, low noise, micro-step and low temperature rise technology significantly improve the performance of the stepper motor, has low noise, small vibration, low temperature rise and high-speed torque. The driver use online adaptive PID technology, without manual adjustment can be automatically generated optimal parameters for different motors, and achieve the best performance.


Supply voltage range from 20VAC to 60VAC or from 24VDC to 90VDC, suitable for driving various 2-phase hybrid stepping motors which phase current below 7.2A. The microstep can be set from full step to 51200steps/rev and the output current can be set form 2.4A to 7.2A; with automatic idle-current reduction, self-test, overvoltage, under-voltage and over-current protection.



Stepper Motor Driver made by the stepper motor manfacturer Cosda Automation has the following characters :



● High-performance, low price

● Micro-step

● Automatic idle-current reduction

● Optical isolating signal I/O

● Max response frequency up to 200Kpps

● Low temperature rise, smooth motion

● Online adaptive PID technology



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Electrical Specifications:


Parameter

Min

Typical

Max

Unit

Input Voltage(DC)

24

-

90

VDC

Input Voltage(AC)

20

-

60

VAC

Output current

0

-

7.2

A

Pulse Signal Frequency

0

-

200

KHZ

Logic Signal Current

7

10

16

MA




Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Current setting:



RMS

Peak

SW1

SW2

SW3

2.00A

2.40A

on

on

on

2.57A

3.08A

off

on

on

3.14A

3.77A

on

off

on

3.71A

4.45A

off

off

on

4.28A

5.14A

on

on

off

4.86A

5.83A

off

on

off

5.43A

6.52A

on

off

off

6.00A

7.20A

off

off

off


 


Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Standstill Current Setting: 



SW4 is used for standstill current setting. OFF meaning that the standstill current is half of the dynamic current; and ON meaning that standstill current is the same as the selected dynamic current. Usually the SW4 is set to OFF, in order to reduce the heat of the motor and driver.



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Micro-step Setting :



Step/Rev

SW5

SW6

SW7

SW8

Default

on

on

on

on

800

off

on

on

on

1600

on

off

on

on

3200

off

off

on

on

6400

on

on

off

on

12800

off

on

off

on

25600

on

off

off

on

51200

off

off

off

on

1000

on

on

on

off

2000

off

on

on

off

4000

on

off

on

off

5000

off

off

on

off

8000

on

on

off

off

10000

off

on

off

off

20000

on

off

off

off

40000

off

off

off

off





Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Control signal Connector:



Control Signal connector

Name

Description

PUL+

Pulse signal positive

PUL-

Pulse signal negative

DIR+

Direction signal positive

DIR-

Direction signal negative

ENA+

Enable signal positive, usually left unconnected(enable)

ENA-

Enable signal negative, usually left unconnected(enable)



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Power and Motor Connector:



AC

Power supply

+24~+90 VDC or 20V-60VAC

AC

A+

Motor phase A

A-

B+

Motor phase B

B-




Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver Mechanical Specifications (unit: mm(inch),1 inch = 25.4mm)


Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver CS860

Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver CS860 Download: 



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver CS860.pdf




What is a Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver?



A hybrid stepper motor driver is an electronic device responsible for powering and controlling the hybrid stepper motor. It converts low-power control signals from a controller (such as a microcontroller or PLC) into high-power signals that drive the stepper motor's windings. Hybrid stepper motor drivers are designed to provide smooth motion and microstepping capability.



How Does a NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Driver Work?



Before delving into the specifics of NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers, it's essential to understand how they function. A stepper motor driver is a specialized electronic device that receives control signals from a controller (such as a microcontroller or PLC) and delivers the required electrical pulses to the stepper motor. These electrical pulses determine the rotation and position of the motor shaft, enabling precise movements and accurate positioning.


NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers work based on pulse-width modulation (PWM) signals. These drivers divide a full rotation of the motor shaft into a series of steps, and by energizing the motor coils in a specific sequence, the motor moves in a controlled and incremental manner.



Advantages of NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Drivers


High Torque:


NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers offer impressive torque output, making them suitable for applications requiring significant power.

Accurate Positioning: With their precise control over movements, NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers ensure accurate positioning, crucial in applications like CNC machines and 3D printers.


Cost-Effective: 


Compared to servo motors and their drivers, NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers are more cost-effective while providing comparable performance.


Simple Control: 


These drivers are easy to control and program, making them ideal for various DIY projects and small-scale applications.


Open-Loop Operation: 


NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers can operate in an open-loop configuration, eliminating the need for additional feedback devices, simplifying the setup and reducing costs.



Applications of NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Drivers



NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers find applications in a wide range of industries and tasks, including:


CNC Machines and 3D Printers


In CNC machines, the NEMA 34 stepper motor paired with a hybrid driver provides precise control over the cutting tool's movement, enabling intricate designs and accurate machining. Similarly, in 3D printers, the NEMA 34 stepper motor ensures precise layer-by-layer printing.


Robotics and Automation


The NEMA 34 stepper motor is widely used in robotics for various tasks, such as arm movement, conveyor belt control, and gripping mechanisms. The hybrid stepper motor driver facilitates precise control and motion synchronization in robotic applications.


Medical Devices


In medical devices such as medical imaging systems and laboratory automation equipment, the NEMA 34 stepper motor and hybrid driver combination enables precise positioning and movement control, ensuring accurate results and efficient operations.


Packaging and Labeling Machines


Packaging and labeling machines require precise and repeatable movements. The NEMA 34 stepper motor with a hybrid driver is an excellent choice for such applications, providing reliable and consistent motion control.



Choosing the Right NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Driver for Your Needs



Selecting the appropriate NEMA 34 stepper motor driver is crucial to ensure optimal performance and efficiency for your application. Consider the following factors before making your decision:


Voltage and Current Ratings


Ensure that the driver's voltage and current ratings match the specifications of your stepper motor. Undersized or oversized drivers may lead to performance issues or motor damage.


Microstepping


Microstepping allows finer resolution and smoother motion. Choose a driver that supports the microstepping level required for your application.


Control Interface


Opt for a driver with a control interface that aligns with your existing setup or controller.


Protection Features


Look for drivers with built-in protection features such as overcurrent protection, thermal shutdown, and voltage surge protection to safeguard your motor and driver from potential damage.



Installation and Setup of NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Driver



Proper installation and setup are critical for getting the best performance from your NEMA 34 stepper motor driver. Here's a step-by-step guide to the process:


Preparing for Installation


Before installing the hybrid stepper motor driver, carefully read the manufacturer's instructions and specifications. Make sure the power supply, controller, and motor connections are correct.


Wiring the Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver


Follow the wiring diagram provided by the manufacturer to connect the driver to the power supply, stepper motor, and controller. Double-check the connections to avoid any errors.


Configuring the Driver for NEMA 34 Stepper Motor


Most hybrid stepper motor drivers come with configurable settings that allow users to optimize the driver's performance for their specific application. Configuring the driver correctly ensures smooth and precise motion control. Here are the key configuration steps for setting up the hybrid stepper motor driver for the NEMA 34 stepper motor:


Step1: Current Limit Setting


Adjust the current limit of the driver to match the rated current of the NEMA 34 stepper motor. Setting the current limit too high can cause overheating and damage the motor or driver, while setting it too low may result in reduced torque and performance. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for calculating the appropriate current limit.


Step 2: Microstepping Resolution


Determine the required microstepping resolution based on the application's motion requirements. Higher microstepping settings result in smoother motion and reduced resonance. However, it is essential to strike a balance between resolution and motor performance, as excessively high microstepping can lead to reduced torque output.


Step 3: Decay Mode


The decay mode controls how the driver reduces the current in the motor windings during each step. Common decay modes include fast decay and slow decay. Selecting the appropriate decay mode depends on the application's speed and torque requirements. Experiment with different settings to find the most suitable decay mode for the specific application.


Step 4: Step Pulse Timing


Adjust the step pulse timing to match the response time of the NEMA 34 stepper motor. Fine-tuning the step pulse timing can help eliminate missed steps and ensure accurate positioning. Refer to the stepper motor's datasheet and the driver's user manual for guidance on setting the step pulse timing.


Step 5: Acceleration and Deceleration


If the application requires rapid changes in motion speed, configure the acceleration and deceleration parameters in the driver. Properly setting these parameters ensures smooth acceleration and deceleration, reducing mechanical stress on the motor and mechanical components.


Step 6: Idle Current Reduction


Many hybrid stepper motor drivers offer an idle current reduction feature, which reduces the motor current when the motor is not moving. Enabling this feature can help save energy and reduce heat buildup during periods of inactivity.


Step 7: Test and Fine-Tuning


After configuring the driver settings, perform a series of test runs to evaluate the motor's performance. Observe the motion's smoothness, accuracy, and torque output. If necessary, fine-tune the driver's settings to optimize the motor's performance for the specific application.



Troubleshooting Common Issues with NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Drivers



Despite their reliability, NEMA 34 stepper motor drivers can sometimes face issues. Here are some common problems and their solutions:


Overheating


Overheating can occur due to high current or prolonged operation at maximum capacity. Reduce the load or add additional cooling measures to address this issue.


Skipping Steps


If the motor skips steps, increase the current limit and verify that the power supply can deliver sufficient current to the driver.


Electrical Noise


Electrical noise can lead to erratic behavior. Use shielded cables and implement proper grounding to minimize noise interference.



Maintenance and Care Tips for NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Drivers



To ensure the longevity and optimal performance of your NEMA 34 stepper motor driver, follow these maintenance tips:


1. Regularly inspect the driver for dust and debris and clean it using compressed air if necessary.


2. Monitor the temperature during operation and avoid prolonged use in high-temperature environments.


3. Check the connections periodically to ensure they are secure and free from corrosion.



Hybrid Stepper Motor Driver vs. Other Driver Types



Comparison with Servo Motor Drivers


Compared to servo motor drivers, hybrid stepper motor drivers are generally more cost-effective and simpler to set up. However, servo motor systems often offer higher torque and better performance in high-speed applications. The choice between the two depends on the specific requirements of the application.


Advantages Over Traditional Stepper Motor Drivers


Hybrid stepper motor drivers offer several advantages over traditional stepper motor drivers. The microstepping capability provides smoother motion and reduces vibration, while the ability to handle higher current ratings allows for higher torque output. Additionally, hybrid drivers can be more energy-efficient due to their idle current reduction feature.



The Future of Stepper Motor Technology



Advancements in Hybrid Stepper Motor Drivers


As technology continues to advance, hybrid stepper motor drivers are likely to see improvements in terms of efficiency, performance, and control capabilities. Future developments may include enhanced microstepping algorithms, intelligent driver features, and integration with IoT technologies.


Potential Applications


With the continuous evolution of automation and robotics, the NEMA 34 stepper motor with hybrid drivers is expected to find applications in a broader range of industries, including aerospace, renewable energy, and automotive manufacturing.



FAQs for NEMA 34 Stepper Motor Driver



1. What is the difference between a hybrid stepper motor and a traditional stepper motor?


A hybrid stepper motor combines the features of both permanent magnet and variable reluctance stepper motors, offering improved torque and efficiency compared to traditional stepper motors.


2. Can I use any hybrid stepper motor driver with the NEMA 34 stepper motor?


While many hybrid stepper motor drivers are compatible with the NEMA 34 stepper motor, it is essential to select a driver that matches the motor's voltage and current ratings for optimal performance.


3. How can I prevent overheating of the hybrid stepper motor driver?


Proper cooling and heat dissipation methods, such as using heatsinks and cooling fans, can help prevent overheating of the hybrid stepper motor driver during prolonged operation.


4. Are hybrid stepper motor drivers suitable for high-speed applications?


While hybrid stepper motor drivers offer microstepping for smoother motion, they may not be as suitable as servo motor systems for high-speed applications due to differences in torque characteristics.


5. Can I use hybrid stepper motor drivers in combination with other motor types?


Yes, hybrid stepper motor drivers can be used in combination with other motor types, provided they are compatible with the driver and controller used in the system.



FAQs for the factory :



1. Are you a manufacturer?


Yes, we are manufacturer, and we produce Stepper Motor& Stepper Motor Driver,  Switching Power supply, Short Cycle Press Line and other automatic machines.


2. How to select models?


Before purchasing, please contact us to confirm model No. and drawings to avoid any misunderstanding.


3. Do you offer OEM & ODM service? 


Yes.We can supply OEM&ODM and make customized design for any specific application.


4. How can we know the product quality?


We suggest you ording a sample. And you can also send us email with detailed photos and specifications for checking if you cannot get enough information in the product page.


5. What's the delivery time?


Except special order.For samples usually 10-14 working days .For batch order .Usually 17-25days. For Stock motors usually 1~2 days.


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